Police have seized  firearm and drugs during a raid on a Hartlepool home today.

Officers from the Hartlepool Neighbourhood Policing Team executed warrant at an address in Lamont Grove this afternoon.

A quantity of suspected controlled drugs were recovered from the address as well as a firearm and an offensive weapon.

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Inspector Adrian Dack said: "This is the second warrant we have executed so far this week with the intention of getting drugs off the streets of Hartlepool.

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"As long as the people of Hartlepool keep placing their trust in us by sharing information we will remain committed to responding swiftly and effectively."

You can report incidents to Cleveland Police on 101, via the Copa app or independent charity Crimestoppers crimestoppers-uk.org or by phone on 0800 555 111.